Manipal GlobalNxt University is committed to periodic self-evaluation and ongoing institutional improvement and this reflects in the international recognition the University has received over the years. With academic headquarters in the heart of Asia, in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the University is registered as a full private university with the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia.

Additionally, all of our programs are approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), a rigorous accreditation-body based in Malaysia. Programmes such as DBA, MBA, MSc ITM, MBA (Banking & Finance) and PGDBA are fully accredited by MQA.

The MBA program at Manipal GlobalNxt University is accredited by the European Foundation of Management Development (EFMD). Being an EFMD member school, students from all the programmes offered by the University benefit from the special privileges including career services available to the very few elite group of universities in the world.

The university is also a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU).

All programs listed with the Malaysian Quality Assurance are also accredited by World Education Service (WES).


With a mission to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) brings together academicians, students, and businesses for a singular goal: to hone the upcoming generation of great leaders. The AACSB has over 1,500 members and over 750 accredited business schools globally.



This is one of only 11 international programs that have been awarded the recognition under the technology-enhanced programs category. The CEL accreditation is awarded by Belgium-based European Foundation of Management Development (EFMD) which is recognised globally as an accreditation body of quality in management education with established accreditation services for business schools and business school programs, corporate universities, and technology-enhanced learning programs. The fundamental objective of the EFMD CEL accreditation is to raise the standard of technology-enhanced learning programs worldwide. EFMD CEL is directed towards management education programs, incorporating ICT-based learning.



The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) is the leading global membership organisation for open, distance, flexible and online education, including eLearning, and draws its membership from institutions, educational authorities, commercial actors, and individuals.



The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is the world's first international university network, established in 1913. With three distinct but interconnected areas of work – member services, programs, and scholarship administration – supported by robust infrastructure and governance arrangements, the ACU combines delivering value.



Founded in 1974, WES is the leading educational credential assessment organisation for international students and professionals in the United States and Canada.

WES offers credential evaluations, research and consulting services, and ongoing support for international students and skilled immigrants. Their evaluations and assessments are widely recognised by more than 2,500 educational, business, and governmental institutions throughout the United States and Canada.


Manipal GlobalNXT has a partnership with CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountant). The benefits of having programmes accredited by CIMA are vast, including being benchmarked as a respected institution in Malaysia offering recognised accounting and business programmes.



The Financial Times is the world's leading global business publication that covers the world economy towards globalisation, international business, and finance. The Financial Times has an average daily readership of 2.2 million people worldwide.



The Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) is a non-profit organisation of higher learning institutions that are primarily concerned with open and distance education. It strives to widen the educational opportunities available to all people in Asia and to improve the quality of the institutions in terms of their educational management, teaching and research.